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-rw-r--r--Documentation/config.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-branch.txt15
-rw-r--r--Documentation/git-checkout.txt7
3 files changed, 13 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/config.txt b/Documentation/config.txt
index 4e222f1..6d8cca4 100644
--- a/Documentation/config.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config.txt
@@ -333,7 +333,7 @@ branch.autosetupmerge::
so that linkgit:git-pull[1] will appropriately merge from that
remote branch. Note that even if this option is not set,
this behavior can be chosen per-branch using the `--track`
- and `--no-track` options. This option defaults to false.
+ and `--no-track` options. This option defaults to true.
branch.<name>.remote::
When in branch <name>, it tells `git fetch` which remote to fetch.
diff --git a/Documentation/git-branch.txt b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
index f920c04..7e8874a 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-branch.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-branch.txt
@@ -34,11 +34,11 @@ Note that this will create the new branch, but it will not switch the
working tree to it; use "git checkout <newbranch>" to switch to the
new branch.
-When a local branch is started off a remote branch, git can setup the
+When a local branch is started off a remote branch, git sets up the
branch so that linkgit:git-pull[1] will appropriately merge from that
-remote branch. If this behavior is desired, it is possible to make it
-the default using the global `branch.autosetupmerge` configuration
-flag. Otherwise, it can be chosen per-branch using the `--track`
+remote branch. If this behavior is not desired, it is possible to
+disable it using the global `branch.autosetupmerge` configuration
+flag. That setting can be overridden by using the `--track`
and `--no-track` options.
With a '-m' or '-M' option, <oldbranch> will be renamed to <newbranch>.
@@ -108,10 +108,11 @@ OPTIONS
Set up configuration so that git-pull will automatically
retrieve data from the remote branch. Use this if you always
pull from the same remote branch into the new branch, or if you
- don't want to use "git pull <repository> <refspec>" explicitly. Set the
- branch.autosetupmerge configuration variable to true if you
+ don't want to use "git pull <repository> <refspec>" explicitly.
+ This behavior is the default. Set the
+ branch.autosetupmerge configuration variable to false if you
want git-checkout and git-branch to always behave as if
- '--track' were given.
+ '--no-track' were given.
--no-track::
When a branch is created off a remote branch,
diff --git a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
index 584359f..b4cfa04 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-checkout.txt
@@ -52,10 +52,11 @@ OPTIONS
set up configuration so that git-pull will automatically
retrieve data from the remote branch. Use this if you always
pull from the same remote branch into the new branch, or if you
- don't want to use "git pull <repository> <refspec>" explicitly. Set the
- branch.autosetupmerge configuration variable to true if you
+ don't want to use "git pull <repository> <refspec>" explicitly.
+ This behavior is the default. Set the
+ branch.autosetupmerge configuration variable to false if you
want git-checkout and git-branch to always behave as if
- '--track' were given.
+ '--no-track' were given.
--no-track::
When -b is given and a branch is created off a remote branch,